Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022new record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% growth over 2019.

“It is thrilling to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers of 2019.” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי “The United States is our most important market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel every month. We are extremely happy to see this positive change, and we anticipate it to continue for a long time.”

In line with the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel by 7,200 tourists in the month of July 2022 and 6000 in August. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record 2019 numbers. We anticipate that this trend will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they have been immunized. It has already hosted over 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is in charge of marketing and promotional initiatives to establish Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to promote Israel as a destination for tourists and increase economic growth. IMOT is working in Israel to help promote the stunning array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique mix of modernity, tradition, and culinary delights. North America’s IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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